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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Offers Forum and Support for Survivors

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Sexual Assault Awareness Month Offers Forum and Support for Survivors

By Angelica Sisson April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and the Office of the Dean Students and PEERS (Peer Educators Empowering Respectful Students) organized a variety of events in order to recognize this. Most notable was the Take Back the Night event held Wednesday in the Edward J. Pryzbyla Great Rooms. Take Back the…

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Art Professor Wins Award for Research

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Art Professor Wins Award for Research

By Bernadette Launi Jonathan Monaghan, assistant professor in the Department of Art at Catholic University, was awarded the Young Faculty Scholar’s Award on Friday April 15th at Catholic University’s inaugural Research Day. “This award means a lot to me,” Monaghan said. “I work very hard producing and exhibiting my animated films and sculptures and to…

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University Receives $47 Million in Gifts

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University Receives $47 Million in Gifts

By Paige Wearmouth Catholic University surpassed its $35 million fundraising goal after accepting $47 million in donations for the advancement of the School of Business and Economics and several other initiatives, university president John Garvey announced this in an email to students on Tuesday. One of the gifts, totaling $15 million, is the largest individual…

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The Politics Corner – 04/22/16

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The Politics Corner – 04/22/16

By Christopher Motola Harriet Tubman to Replace Andrew Jackson on $20 Dollar Bill Famous Civil Rights Activist Harriet Tubman will be replacing President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. The news arrived on Wednesday when Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew announced new designs for several different denominations of bills. The new $20 bill…

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The Politics Corner – 04/15/16

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The Politics Corner – 04/15/16

By Christopher Motola Sanders Invited to Speak at Vatican Last Friday, Senator Bernie Sanders announced that he was invited to the Vatican by the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences in order to participate in a conference titled Centesimus Annus 25 Years Later. The conference, which marks the 25th anniversary of Saint Pope John Paul II’s…

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Students Vote for New Student Government Executive Officers

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Students Vote for New Student Government Executive Officers

By Angelica Sisson Elections for the Executive Board of the Student Government Association were held on Wednesday. Kristina Pinault and Lauren Werling were elected President and Vice President by a thirty vote margin after launching a write-in campaign less than two days before the election. “I’m honestly still in shock from the fact that we…

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Catholic University Holds First-Ever Research Day

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Catholic University Holds First-Ever Research Day

By Maria Del Nido The Catholic University of America is introducing its first-ever University Research Day on Friday, April 15th to showcase the research community and the accomplishments of students and faculty. Catholic University Research Day is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and runs all day long with 250 presentations, keynote speakers, and…

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Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies Departs from Catholic University

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Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies Departs from Catholic University

By Maria Rodriguez Peter Shoemaker, PhD, Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies as well as the Director of the University Honors Program, will depart Catholic University at the end of the semester. Shoemaker, a specialist in early modern French literature and culture, has been with the University since 2000. After being promoted to Associate…

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International Affairs Association Holds Panel on Burma

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International Affairs Association Holds Panel on Burma

By Duane Paul Murphy The Catholic University’s International Affairs Association hosted a panel regarding the contemporary political situation in the Asian country of Burma on Wednesday. The event, which was held in Caldwell Hall, was sponsored by the university’s politics department and the United States Department of State Public Diplomacy Office. The event featured Jesse…

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Sophomore Student Honored with Title of Cherry Blossom Princess

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Sophomore Student Honored with Title of Cherry Blossom Princess

By Anna Mohler After being chosen from the National Conference of State Societies last week, a Catholic University student prepared for a week full of activities as a Cherry Blossom Princess. Brianna Howard, a sophomore politics major, represented her home state of Pennsylvania in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Princess Program, hoping to be the…

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